The '''Society of Midland Authors''' is an association of published authors from twelve American states: Illinois
, North Dakota
, South Dakota
, and Wisconsin
According to its constitution, the Society was organized April 24, 1915 with the following intent: "The objects of the Society are: A closer association among the writers of the Middle West, the stimulation of creative literary effort, and the establishment of a library of books and manuscripts by members of the organization."
The Society of Midland Authors is headquartered in Chicago
. Many of its meetings are held at the Cliff Dwellers Club
[[http://www.midlandauthors.com/ The Society of Midland Authors home page]]